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Senior Program Officer for Operations
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
The New York City office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) seeks a professional to fill the position of Senior Program Officer for Operations. This position reports to the LISC NYC Deputy Director.
Program and Operations
- Plan, design, and implement programs that support LISC’s Building Sustainable Communities initiative, including but not limited to: youth aging out of foster care, aging initiatives, and youth and education.
- Conduct program management, including overseeing consultants, working with CDCs, developing relationships with various stakeholders, and monitoring progress toward milestones;
- Manage program operations and donor activities;
- Manage logistics of training and other events;
- Write concept papers and proposals and track progress on various work plans;
- Arrange meetings, develop agendas and maintain minutes for various projects – both internal and external;
- Help NYC staff meet internal and external deadlines and track project performance;
- Manage program budgets and reporting and compliance on government and private grants, including funding transactions, disbursements, invoices, program and expense reports, and on-site compliance visits;
- Gather information for and coordinate preparation of NYC LISC program planning documents;
- Write and process grant proposals for city-wide community development groups and other organizations as necessary;
- Coordinate with outside consultants on various research projects and training programs; and
- Perform operational duties as assigned.
- Undergraduate degree required; Master’s degree or comparable experience preferred;
- Self-starter with at least seven years of experience working in affordable housing, economic and community development;
- Excellent research, writing, analytical, and organizational skills.
- Experience managing and implementing programs.
- Experience managing staff.
- Flexibility to interact with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds.
- Self-directed, independent worker who takes initiative and is interested in helping to create systems and processes to support this position.
- Capacity to simultaneously work on multiple tasks and projects and set priorities for a challenging workload.
- Demonstration of commitment to work in the nonprofit sector.
- Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
How TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume via e-mail to:
501 Seventh Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10018